The army’s media affairs wing said on Saturday that a soldier was killed during “intense exchange of fire” between security forces and militants in Miranshah area of North Waziristan district.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement identified the soldier as 32-year-old Naik Zahid Ahmed, a resident of Charsadda, who embraced martyrdom after “fighting bravely”.
During the firing, “one terrorist was killed”, the statement said, identifying him as Ziaullah. It said arms and ammunition have been recovered from the slain terrorist.
There was a soldier on June 12th Martyr During a gunfight with terrorists in Datta Khel area of the district.
Sepoy Shahzeb Imtiaz embraced martyrdom after “fighting valiantly”, the ISPR said, adding that he was 25 years old and a resident of Kotli Sattian.
Earlier this month, security forces killed Four terrorists during operations in North Waziristan and Noshki district of Balochistan.
According to the ISPR, two terrorists were killed during an encounter with security forces in Hasankhel area of Mirali tehsil in North Waziristan. Arms and ammunition were seized from the possession of the slain terrorists, who were involved in subversive activities, according to the ISPR statement.
Meanwhile, two more terrorists were killed during an operation in the border area of Noshki. Sources said that the terrorists tried to escape from their hideout and opened fire on the security forces. Two terrorists allegedly belonging to the outlawed Baloch Republic Army were killed during the shootout.